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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 02:08 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,721
Posted By rower2cyclist

According to this...

According to this (https://www.quora.com/How-do-knives-cut) Quora post a knife cuts as it "...separates material apart is by breaking weak intermolecular bonds that hold a substance together. Pushing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,721
Posted By rower2cyclist

Can someone explain how low front tire pressure...

Can someone explain how low front tire pressure changes handling around the corners and such?

I am on the lower end of the pressure guides due to the rough roads surface where I live. No way I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,191
Posted By rower2cyclist

I have it, I use it, and I love it. Changing...

I have it, I use it, and I love it. Changing Garmin screens using the buttons top of my hoods has become essential to my training. I'd pay for anything that makes my rides more efficient.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,053
Posted By rower2cyclist

I make rice cakes+SIS beta fuel for really long...

I make rice cakes+SIS beta fuel for really long rides 4hrs+. Re rice cakes, the texture seems to go bad pretty quick in the fridge tho. I don't know if you can freeze them.

I am still trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By rower2cyclist

I'll try this technique next time, thx! ...

I'll try this technique next time, thx!



Yes, impossible to get the lever between the tire and the rim anywhere but the teeny tiny gap near the valve.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By rower2cyclist

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Got this bad boy in the mail yesterday. Planning...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By rower2cyclist

They are 25mm but still they were super tight,...

They are 25mm but still they were super tight, like not a millimeter space available like tight. Jack is something to have in the toolbox I guess. I'll see how it works next time I try to fit new...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By rower2cyclist

Yes, will try that. Re radiators, what I really...

Yes, will try that. Re radiators, what I really miss is to sit down next to one or better put my back against one on a cold winter day and read a book or just chill. Air heating is so useless.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By rower2cyclist

Thanks all I need is that extra few milimeters....

Thanks all I need is that extra few milimeters. Hopefully they are stretching just a little on the wheels now.



Yes, will def warm up the tires beforehand next time. Although we down't have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By rower2cyclist

Amazing, I had no idea such a tool exists. Just...

Amazing, I had no idea such a tool exists. Just ordered it on Amazon. Thank you!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By rower2cyclist

Clincher Fitting Tips

Last night I spent literally about two hours fitting new Vittoria Corsa G2 (clincher) tires on a pair of HED Ardennes+ wheelset. I have never had this much difficulty putting tires on a wheel in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By rower2cyclist

Decent article. I like TD's training tips on FB....

Decent article. I like TD's training tips on FB. I go slower whenever I try to spin faster than I can. It feels like faster cadence comes after the fitness. It's almost impossible to spin fast like...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By rower2cyclist

LOL ok understood

LOL ok understood
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 495
Posted By rower2cyclist

This is a good thread. I have been slowly...

This is a good thread. I have been slowly planning my dream European cycling vacation for a while. It seems like it's better to pick a base lie velopig said and ride/short drive to all these iconic...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By rower2cyclist

There are tons of cheap jerseys and stuff on Wish...

There are tons of cheap jerseys and stuff on Wish dot com. I was tempted to grab a couple then changed my mind. Wonder if they are original or knock offs.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By rower2cyclist

I would do the test indoors with a proper warm-up...

I would do the test indoors with a proper warm-up given your circumstances. This is your first test and use it as a learning opportunity.

Where I live I can't do a 20min test without stopping at...
08-19-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By rower2cyclist

Yes, it's $8.50 on Amazon (sold by Lezyne, free...

Yes, it's $8.50 on Amazon (sold by Lezyne, free 1-day delivery) and $2.99 on their website +$15.74 shipping.
08-18-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By rower2cyclist

Ah thanks, I think it's the go-pro LED adapter....

Ah thanks, I think it's the go-pro LED adapter. They def use different types of adapters tho.
08-18-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By rower2cyclist

Mount adapter compatibility

Hi-I am replacing my Niterider Lumina 750 with Lezyne Micro Drive Pro 800XL headlight. I use an adapter to put Lumina 750 under my outfront computer mount. Can I use the same adapter with Lezyne...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By rower2cyclist

I had both tires on my SLR1 wheels. Frankly, both...

I had both tires on my SLR1 wheels. Frankly, both are great tires. I am currently riding 25mm Vittoria G 2.0 on HED Ardennes wheels on my TCR and they are pretty fast too. I have been on wider is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By rower2cyclist

Thank you. Frankly crank size is something Iíve...

Thank you. Frankly crank size is something Iíve never thought about changing but Iíll def put that into my list of things to consider.



Thank you too. This is super interesting. I remember...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By rower2cyclist

Does sizing down make sense?

Hi-I currently ride XL size TCR Adv Pro 0 Disc and entertaining the idea of getting a Tarmac SL7 at some point. I have gradually lowered my position over the past couple of years and still want to go...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By rower2cyclist

That's just what I did. I will let you guys know...

That's just what I did. I will let you guys know when I get a response.



Yes, when I took the bike to the shop to get the hub fixed, a shop employee over there noticed it and told me it was OK...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By rower2cyclist

Is it safe to ride on this wheel?

I just noticed thereís carbon deformation on my rear wheel. I am told that it was caused by exhaust heat (I recently traveled and the bike was on the rack)

Is this wheel still safe to ride on? I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,320
Posted By rower2cyclist

Always wanted to ask, is there any benefit of...

Always wanted to ask, is there any benefit of drinking a Nuun or SIS hydration tablet when you are off the bike? I try to drink water regularly and eat fruits and all but don't really do anything...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 609
Posted By rower2cyclist

Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 609
Posted By rower2cyclist

Is it possible to convert a Shimano FH-RS-505 QR...

Is it possible to convert a Shimano FH-RS-505 QR hub into 12x142mm thru axle? I have a rear wheel that I pruchased a while back to use as a trainer wheel but now I'm think using it as a spare wheel....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 609
Posted By rower2cyclist

360. Thanks for sending this. Love...

360.



Thanks for sending this. Love this website btw. Yes, itís a 3 pawl style free hub. And no idea why Giant doesnít sell these parts on its own website. 🤔
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 609
Posted By rower2cyclist

Thx. Is there a brand/model you can recommend? ...

Thx. Is there a brand/model you can recommend?



No, not when coasting. It's when I turn the pedals. It's especially noticeable when I rotate the crankarms while lubing the chain. It's def...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 609
Posted By rower2cyclist

DT Swiss Freehub Issues

Hi-I have been having issues with the stock rear wheel on my 2019 TCR Disc (SLR1 12mm TA wheel). After extensive research, I have determined they used DT Swiss 360 freehub body. The hub sometimes...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19,633
Views: 4,180,861
Posted By rower2cyclist

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Think these are half the weight of what I currently have on my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,898
Posted By rower2cyclist

******** classic LOL.

******** classic LOL.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,306
Posted By rower2cyclist

I have Giro Synthe MIPS and I am planning to...

I have Giro Synthe MIPS and I am planning to upgrade to Aether. Got excited last fall and bought a Bontrager Ballista but realized it wasn't a good fit. Also haven't really weighed the helmets but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,210
Posted By rower2cyclist

Flats are sometimes just bad luck. Going 24k...

Flats are sometimes just bad luck. Going 24k without a flat is unheard of but not the experience of an average rider. I got flats on new tires on super clean roads and never got one in our alley...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 399,072
Posted By rower2cyclist

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Early morning in Maryland.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19,633
Views: 4,180,861
Posted By rower2cyclist

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True to size. Old 4000s bubble up almost to 30mm on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19,633
Views: 4,180,861
Posted By rower2cyclist

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Letís see how these will fit on my TCR. 🙏🏻
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,984
Posted By rower2cyclist

I have been using this since last year and very...

I have been using this since last year and very happy with it. It's super clean and fits everything you need. I use it on my road bike so don't really need a large multitool. I use a mini multitool I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,687
Posted By rower2cyclist

I just put a brand new DA chain on and I will try...

I just put a brand new DA chain on and I will try this next time for sure. That goo attracts so much dirt I spent more time than I should clean the drivetrain after two rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,997
Posted By rower2cyclist

A lot of people you see on the roads have...

A lot of people you see on the roads have thousands and thousands of training/racing/riding in their legs. Not easy to get there, and but certainly possible. I have no idea how you knew he was riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,209
Posted By rower2cyclist

I have sprint shifters (tho I don't race much and...

I have sprint shifters (tho I don't race much and sprint) but I absolutely love them since I spend more time on the drops lately. See some pros who climb thousands of metres in GTs don't have them...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By rower2cyclist

Is this your website? Because it's a pretty poor...

Is this your website? Because it's a pretty poor review. Also 2021.
04-14-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,517
Posted By rower2cyclist

First of all I'm glad OP has recovered and his...

First of all I'm glad OP has recovered and his family doing well. Speedy recovery to those who are still suffering. Condolences to our friends who lost loved ones. Very tough times.

I was going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,718
Posted By rower2cyclist

We are (over)reacting to save lives. There's no...

We are (over)reacting to save lives. There's no pressure at all, it's just common-sense.

Re Gaimon, the only thing he knows is how to ride a bike full-time, promote cycling equipment and pimp CDB...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,718
Posted By rower2cyclist

Organizers who are not cancelling the group rides...

Organizers who are not cancelling the group rides right now are as responsible as the politicians who didn't prepare for the approaching pandemic. Stay away from other people as much as you can for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,692
Posted By rower2cyclist

I never consciously push down my bars to...

I never consciously push down my bars to countersteer. I enter the curve (turn) at a proper speed, look at where I wanna go, and the bike magically leans and I got to that direction. I practice my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By rower2cyclist

:thumb: Looked at it but seems like...

:thumb:



Looked at it but seems like it's not available at all or no XL sizes. Thanks for the rec tho.



Will give it a look. Thx!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By rower2cyclist

Is there a link to these gloves caloso?

Is there a link to these gloves caloso?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By rower2cyclist

Winter/Spring Gloves

Looking to buy gloves for 40F and warmer weather. My rides are usually about two hours. I don't want anything bulky (so I can grab food from my back pockets) and want to be able to use my phone while...
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